Julie Jennings, vice president at Sylvia Group of Insurance Agencies in Darmouth, Mass., shares a day in her life.
Taking an entirely generic approach to health plan communications is no longer a winning strategy. Personalized communications that offer a holistic look at plan benefits will do more to engage participants.
Commentary: Advisers should know about options for employers to get help in the ever-changing regulatory environment.
Commentary: There are upsides to outsourcing, says blogger Michael Klachefsky. In this case, it helps monitor the regulations and legality of employee absences, especially when related to disability benefits.
Enlivening your staff and companys workplace culture can be as simple and sustainable as committing random acts of kindness.
Advisers and employers can use education to boost the enrollment of millennials in voluntary disability programs
At this week's Workplace Benefits Renaissance in Atlantic City, much buzz surrounded the changing industry landscape under the ACA, with most people agreeing benefit advisers looking to stake their claim on this new terrain need to focus less on brokering to confused employers and more on advising them.
Employers looking to increase productivity should encourage employees to use their paid time off, an Oxford Economics study released Thursday suggests.
Looking for a new way to expand your client base? Estate planning specialist Kris Miller offers five tips on how to jump start your public speaking efforts and use them to prospect clients.
The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) has changed the way your clients manage their employees disability leaves. The Standard has found five mistakes employers may make when considering ADAAA accommodations.
This group wants to be mentored, amongst other things, according to a speaker at TD Ameritrade Institutionals national conference in Orlando.
Financial Fitness surveyed nearly 24,000 employees to evaluate how the different generations are faring with retirement planning and expense management
Employers should already be focusing on getting ready for 2015 and its an advisers job to tell them this. The play-or-pay penalties will be enforced next January. Benefits lawyer Peter Marathas, of the firm Proskauer Rose and its Health Care Reform Task Force team, says there are three areas advisers need to sit down to prepare their clients for today. [Images: Fotolia]
Our brethren on the direct pay side of compensation and benefits preach total rewards to their clients and employers seem to lap it up. Employee benefit advisers would serve themselves and their customers well to do the same. Are you selling insurance products and services with a total rewards wrapper?
As you read this article, the various notices for the 2014 plan year are freshly mailed. It is now time for plan sponsors and their advisers to sit down and review what worked in 2013 and what improvements can be made for 2014.